Subject: Re: Firmware upload - generalize it?
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Antti Kantee <email@example.com>
Date: 05/28/2005 11:05:42
On Sat May 28 2005 at 08:40:45 +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> So what we can do now is
> 1) simply add usr.sbin/afbinit (in the style of usr.sbin/grfconfig)
> 2) modify X source to have the X server upload the firmware itself
> 3) create a more generic framework for firmware upload
> The latter sounds like a good idea, there are lots of other devices that
> could use it and we probably have a dozen or so programs already in-tree
> that handle firmware upload (isdnctl for example does it for active ISDN
minor nit: isdnd handles firmware upload (at least for the only working
active card I know of ;), which makes it more like (2) instead of (1).
Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Of course he runs NetBSD
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